French press coffee is really the way to go for rich and genuinely good coffee. Breeze through this article for step-by-step instructions on how to make French press coffee.

How To Make French Press Coffee

It’s an extremely cold morning and you find it tough to get out of bed, but there’s one motivating factor that can help you rise out of your bed just as a swallow flies out if its nest. What is this one motivating factor? Well, it’s coffee of course. For most people, it’s that cup of coffee in the morning that really makes them want to get out of bed and take the day head on. Sadly however, the cups of coffee that almost everyone drinks can hardly be called coffee. Coffee—in order to truly reap its flavor—is best when made the French press way. The coffee you filter out of a vending machine or the coffee you get at a coffee shop tastes good alright, but it’s hardly the real deal. Make a move and read on to gain access to step-by-step instructions on how to make French press coffee the right way. Believe it or not, but French press coffee when made the right way, in terms of taste and richness, hardly has any competition.

French Press Coffee Recipe

You Will Need
  • Coffee
  • French Press
  • Coffee Grinders
  • Tea Kettles
  • Begin by boiling water needed for the desired amount of coffee you make. While boiling the water, make sure you do so over a low flame as opposed to on a high flame. When making coffee, it is always more advisable to heat water over a low flame.
  • Heat a non-sticky pan and for a minute or so, roast coffee beans. Post roasting, wait for the coffee beans to cool down and grind them to a find powder, just as fine as the powders you get off the shelf.
  • Now begin work on the French press. For this you will have to heat the French press with a little warm water, just about a little should do. Nothing more, nothing less!
  • As far as the boiled water goes, as soon you notice that it’s boiling, take it off the heat and allow to cool down to an optimum temperature. The optimum temperature for water can range from anywhere between 195 degrees to 205 degrees Fahrenheit. Most people believe that it’s best to use water that’s boiling to make coffee. However, water that’s just a little cooler than boiling water when making coffee is just a little better.
  • Proceed to pour out the warm water that you had previously poured into the press. Add the ground coffee to the press. For best results with the coffee making procedure, add two tablespoons of ground coffee to six ounces of water. An ounce of water amounts to around thirty milliliters of water, which only means that six ounces of water should amount to a little less than two hundred milliliters of water.
  • Pour just enough hot water over coffee; just enough to wet the coffee is what’s best for an out-of-world coffee. Freshly ground coffee will expand when hot water is poured on it. Wait for this to happen before adding the remaining water. Make it a point to stir well after adding the remaining water.
  • You will now have to place the press plunger over the press to ensure the heat does not escape. Make it a point to just place the plunger over the press; don’t press it down yet.
  • Give the coffee three or four minutes of time to brew. Once the stipulated time has passed, press down the plunger as slowly as possible.
  • Your coffee is ready now, pour into a cup, sit back and enjoy!

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